CAU member showcases art at Elizabeth headquarters

CAU member showcases art at Elizabeth headquarters

ELIZABETH, NJ — An Elizabeth man is making a name for himself in the art world, and now his work has been selected by Community Access Unlimited to grace the walls of its new facility on West Grand Street. CAU is an Elizabeth-based organization that provides support services for adults and adolescents with intellectual and developmental […]

Stuyvesant Avenue sees major upgrade

Stuyvesant Avenue sees major upgrade

UNION, NJ — Union residents will soon see dramatic changes as the Union Planning Board recently approved an application from American Landmark Developers to develop 300 linear feet of Stuyvesant Avenue between Terminal Mill Ends and Unity Bank. The development will include new retail and residential spaces, according to township officials. The move indicates the start […]

Local ‘Fun-raiser’ raises funds to fight childhood cancer

UNION, NJ — The Union Chamber of Commerce is spreading the word about the July 8 “Fun-Raiser,” presented by St. Baldrick’s Foundation, to help children who are fighting cancer. The foundation is a volunteer-powered charity whose mission is to fund research to find cures for childhood cancers, and the event will be hosted by The Learning […]

Roselle recount is a second victory for off-line candidates

ROSELLE, NJ — After a vote recount on June 28, in the aftermath of the June 6 primary elections in the Borough of Roselle, Democratic candidates Cynthia Johnson and Denise Wilkerson are celebrating their surprise primary wins over Roselle Democratic Committee-backed candidates Andrea Staten and Richard Villeda. The recount at the Union County Board of Elections […]

Burnet Middle School students dedicate performance at annual music competition to their injured teacher

Burnet Middle School students dedicate performance at annual music competition to their injured teacher

UNION, NJ — It was a bittersweet day for the students in Burnet Middle School’s vocal and instrumental ensembles as they competed in “Music in the Parks” on June 7, without the leadership of Michael Hamilton, their music teacher; but that didn’t stop the young musicians from shining. Although Hamilton, who is recovering from a serious […]

Losing candidates demand recount in Roselle primary

ROSELLE, NJ — In the borough of Roselle, it ain’t over even when it’s over. After Column G Democratic candidates for council Cynthia Johnson and Denise Wilkerson pulled off surprise primary wins on June 6 over Roselle Democratic Committee-backed candidates Andrea Staten and Richard Villeda, the two defeated candidates demanded a recount. The request has been […]

Substitute teacher is charged with sexual assault

ELIZABETH, NJ — A substitute teacher at an Elizabeth middle school has been arrested and charged with engaging in a sexual relationship with a student, according to a June 23 press release issued by acting Union County Prosecutor Grace Park. “Nataly Lopez, 27, of School No. 3, is charged with first-degree aggravated sexual assault, second-degree sexual […]

Showing off those dancing shoes at YMCA ‘prom’

Showing off those dancing shoes at YMCA ‘prom’

UNION, NJ — Union’s active older adults gathered for an evening of dinner and dancing at the Kenilworth VFW for the third annual Gateway Family YMCA, Five Points Branch “Senior Prom” on June 16. The event featured dinner, a disc jockey at the turntables, a photo booth to capture the memories and, of course, the crowning […]